Published on May 15th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Dressing Table

Materials: 2 Lack shelves, 4 baskets, 1 circular mirror

My boyfriend and I moved into our first apartment together – the only problem with the place is that the bathroom is very very tiny – and all of our stuff (mostly mine) just wasn’t fitting.

I liked some of the dressing tables that they have at Ikea, but we don’t have that much room in our apartment, and I didn’t have room in my budget for something like that… So enter the shelves, and baskets! Problem solved.

~ Taryn, Toronto

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

14 Responses to Dressing Table

  1. Nee says:

    Hi, great idea. I am looking for a way to install a ‘legless’ dressing table and came upon this. May I know what bracket you used for the wall shelves?

  2. Taryn says:

    Hi everyone – thanks for all the nice feedback! If I knew anyone was going to actually look at the photo I would have made it more tidy! For lighting I used to bring a lamp over, but I’ve since updated the space to be more functional – I’ll try to send in another photo.

    These are the shelves I used – but you could use whatever length suits your space.

  3. Hannah says:

    WOW! I really want to do this in my room it’s fantastic

  4. Anonymous says:

    What do you do for lighting?

  5. wondering what size Lack shelves you used?

  6. Anonymous says:

    Could you please share the wall color?

  7. Anonymous says:

    what size baskets did you use from ikea?

  8. Puremeow says:

    I love this idea!Thanks for posting!

  9. Vanessa says:

    That idea is perfect. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

  10. Kylie NG says:

    Nice and creative. I should do the same thing for my small room

  11. Lokanin says:

    great idea for small space. Creative.

  12. Bis♣que says:

    Lovely dressing table so innovative!!

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